SPL/Bobcat 5K Trail Run registration open

Kevin PowellParks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the SPL/Bobcat 5K Family Trail Run, a 5K run/walk that will be held 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 8, at the trails at Rock Chalk Park, 100 Rock Chalk Lane. This run is co-sponsored by the Langston Hughes Bobcat Marathon Club.

The race is open to all ages. The entry fee is $20 for individual runners and includes shirt and timed results. There is also a family entry for $30, which also includes one shirt and timed results. T-shirts are available for individual purchase at $5 each.  Day-of-race entries are $35 and will be accepted from 7:30-8:30 a.m. onsite. Race begins at 8:30 a.m.

Medals will be given to the top three male and female finishers in each timed age group. The best overall male and female finishers will receive a gift certificate from Jock’s Nitch. A finisher medal will be given to kids ages 12 and under.

Registration for the SPL/Bobcat 5K Family Trail Run may be done online at http://lprd.org/activity?n=226210 or by visiting any Parks and Recreation facility including: Sports Pavilion Lawrence, 100 Rock Chalk Lane; the Community Building, 115 West 11th St.; East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 East 15th St.; Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 West 27th St.; Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive; Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. or the Administrative Office in South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St.

For more information, please contact Robert Wilson, recreation programmer, at (785) 330-7355.